In this paper, the coverage of 3.5 GHz is studied by means of a full-scale trial with a NR testbed. With beamforming the increased propagation losses at 3.5 GHz compared to 2.1 GHz can be compensated and the coverage was demonstrated to be on par with 2.1 GHz LTE fixed antenna coverage both outdoor and indoor.
Full abstract in IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/VTCSpring.2018.8417704
Björn Halvarsson, Arne Simonsson, Anders Elgcrona, Ranvir Chana, Paulo Machado and Henrik Asplund
Published in 2018 IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2018-Spring)
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